Tu Youyou

Tu Youyou (Chinese: 屠呦呦; born 30 December 1930) is a Chinese pharmaceutical chemist and educator. She is best known for discovering artemisinin (also known as qinghaosu) and...

Hu Shuli

Hu Shuli (胡舒立; born 1953) is the editor-in-chief of Caixin Media. She is also the professor of the School of Communication and Design at Sun Yat-sen University. As...

Lu Qi

Lu Qi (陆奇; born September 3, 1961), more commonly known as Qi Lu in English (pronounced "chee loo"), is a Chinese software engineer and programmer and former Executive...

Yu Minhong

Yu Minhong, or Michael Yu (俞敏洪; born 15 October 1962 in Jiangyin, Jiangsu) is the founder and president of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (新东方),...

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei (艾未未; born 28 August 1957 in Beijing) is a Chinese Contemporary artist and activist. As a political activist, he has been highly and openly critical of...

Yang Jisheng

Yang Jisheng (杨继绳, born November 1940) is a Chinese journalist and author of Tombstone (墓碑; Mubei), a comprehensive account of the Great Chinese Famine during the Great...

Mo Yan:Controversies and criticism

Mo Yan, pen name for Guan Moye (管谟业), is best known to Western readers for his 1987 novel Red Sorghum Clan, of which the Red Sorghum and Sorghum Wine...

Gao Zhisheng

Gao Zhisheng (高智晟,born 1964) is a Chinese human rights attorney and dissident known for defending activists and religious minorities and documenting human rights abuses in China.

Larry Hsien Ping Lang

Larry Hsien Ping Lang (郎咸平; Lang Xianping born 1956) is a well-known Hong Kong-based economist, commentator, author and TV host in China.

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Deng Wendi

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Cao Guowei

Charles Chao or Cao Guowei (曹国伟) is a Chinese businessman who is the CEO and President of Sina Corp. Sina Corp is listed to trade on NASDAQ and...

Yang Hengjun

Yang Hengjun (楊恒均)(born in 1965 in Hubei Province) is a Chinese - Australian novelist. After graduating from Fudan University in 1987, he worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. From 1992 to 1997, he worked in Hong...

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi ( 章子怡; born 9 February 1979) is a Chinese actress and model. She is considered one of the Four Dan Actresses of China, and the most well-known Asian actress in the West.

Liu Huan

Liu Huan (刘欢,born August 26, 1963 in Tianjin, China) is a Chinese singer and songwriter. He is one of China's modern era pioneers in pop music and...

Zhao Wei

Zhao Wei (born 12 March 1976), also known as Vicki Zhao, is a Chinese actress, film director, producer and pop singer. She is considered one of the...

Chen Danqing

Chen Danqing (born 11 August 1953, Shanghai, China) is a Chinese-American artist, writer, and art critic. He was well known for his realist paintings of Tibetans. Chen graduated from China Central...

Lei Zhengfu

Lei Zhengfu (雷政富;; born July 1958) is a Chinese former politician who served as Communist Party Secretary of Beibei District, Chongqing municipality. He was dismissed from his...

Xiao Zhan

Idol, actor, heartthrob- there’s nothing stopping Xiao Zhan. The former art student turned overnight sensation got his start on X- Fire, where he trained tirelessly to become an idol. He made his acting debut in Superstar Academy in 2016, and the rest, they say, is history. 

Sun Lijun

Sun Lijun was being investigated for "serious violations of discipline and the law" - a euphemism for corruption - according to China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Yang Huiyan

Yang Huiyan (杨惠妍; born 1981) is a Chinese property developer and the majority shareholder (55%) of Country Garden Holdings. She is the richest woman in Asia. She is the daughter of Yang Guoqiang,...

Meng Wanzhou

Meng Wanzhou (孟晚舟, born in 1972),  or Sabrina Meng, is Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei. Meng is the 46-year old daughter of Ren Zheng...

Zhang Yuqi

Zhang Yuqi (张雨绮, born 8 August 1986), also known as Kitty Zhang, is a Chinese actress. Zhang is best-known for her role in Stephen Chow’s 2016 smash-hit fantasy film The Mermaid, which broke...

Luo Yonghao

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Xu Zhangrun

Xu Zhangrun (许章润; born 1962) is a Chinese jurist. He is a professor of Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law at Tsinghua University, and a research fellow with the Unirule Institute of...

Liu Xiaoqing

Liu Xiaoqing (刘晓庆,born 30 October 1955) is a Chinese actress and businesswoman. She was one of the leading actresses in China in the 1980s. In her early days...

Faye Wong

Faye Wong (born 8 August 1969) is a Chinese singer-songwriter and actress, often referred to as a "diva" (Chinese: 天后; literally: "Heavenly Queen") in Chinese-language media. Early in her career she briefly used the stage name Shirley Wong.

Jane Zhang

Zhang Liangying (张靓颖; born October 11, 1984), also known as Jane Zhang, is a Chinese pop singer. She rose to prominence after her third-place performance in the...

Little Yue Yue’s tragic death

Wang Yue (Chinese: 王悦; pinyin: Wáng Yuè), also known as "Little Yue Yue" (Chinese: 小悅悅), was a two-year-old Chinese girl who was run over by two vehicles...

Tan Jing

Tan Jing (谭晶, born September 11, 1977) is a solo singer in the Song and Dance Ensemble of the People's Liberation Army and a first class national actress....